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Not 24 hours after news of General Hospital starlet Kirsten Storms' own DUI arrest broke, TMZ is reporting that daytime-TV journeyman and onetime Karate Kid nemesis Sean Kanan was busted on August 18 by the LAPD, on suspicion of driving under the influence. Kanan, whose soap resume includes turns as The Bold and the Beautiful's Deacon Sharpe and GH's alcoholic A.J. Quartermaine, posted $30,000 bail after being charged with two counts, including driving with a blood alcohol level of .08-plus. Due back in court on Monday, he faces a max of one year in jail and a $1,000 fine, per count. This being Kanan's second DUI offense (the first came in '98), it carries a minimum jail stint of 96 hours. A spokesperson for Kanan had no comment to TMZ.
General Hospital's Corbin Bernsen is psyched about being cast in the USA Network pilot Psych. The premise: A tricky private eye uses his photographic memory to pass himself off as a psychic detective. Bernsen plays the P.I.'s disapproving dad. "I'm in Vancouver making the pilot now," he tells TVGuide.com. "Dule Hill from The West Wing is on the show, too. If USA picks it up for a series, we'll probably come back here in March to start production."
If that happens, will Bernsen have to leave his ABC suds role behind? After all, he has remained on recurring status by choice, since a contract could preclude his taking other gigs. "Scheduling might be a little bit hard, but there will be time to go back and forth between shows," Bernsen reassures us. "My plans are to stay at GH unless I absolutely can't do it. I enjoy playing D.A. Durant and I want to keep him in Port Charles. I can always do other shows, but I don't wa